Babbling Babies is a beautifully illustrated activity pack to promote communication development of babies from birth to 18 months old. Learning to talk is the number one life skill for the 21st century. Communication is vital in making friends, letting people know how you feel and keeping you safe. Later, it helps in learning, knowing how to behave and getting on in school.
New babies are geared up to communicate, they do this when they let you know that they are hungry, uncomfortable or tired. How you respond to them will teach them the skills that they need to turn these cries into words then sentences over the next two years. Babbling Babies includes 30 inspiring activities for parents and adults to play and develop a baby's communication skills.
The activities have been developed by practitioners with specialist experience in developing communication with under threes. Each activity has an idea for babies from birth to 6 months, 6 - 12 months and 12 - 18 months. The activities are focused on the following 5 areas:
Playing and interacting
Learning to Listen
Learning and understanding new words
Exploring and developing
So with stacks of cards and activities, you can help baby to babble, become a chatty baby and then a talkative toddler*. When you do this, you are building on those early brain connections and giving them the best start to life.
*Also available, Toddler Talk and Chatting with Children. The whole set can be ordered together in paperback form in the Early Talkers Boxset.